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Won 3 Primetime Emmys. Another 3 wins & 7 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 Banshee (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 1 episode)
- Something Out of the Bible (2016) ... (visual effects supervisor: MFX)
 2014 Enlisted (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 4 episodes)
- Prank War (2014) ... (visual effects supervisor: MFX)
- Paint Cart 5000 vs. the Mondo Spider (2014) ... (visual effects supervisor: MFX)
- Brothers and Sister (2014) ... (visual effects supervisor: MFX)
- Pilot (2014) ... (visual effects supervisor: MFX)
 2013-2014 Hot in Cleveland (TV Series) (vfx/cg supervisor - 4 episodes)
- Stayin' Alive (2014) ... (vfx/cg supervisor - uncredited)
- The Man That Got Away (2013) ... (vfx/cg supervisor - uncredited)
- Love Is All Around (2013) ... (vfx/cg supervisor)
- All My Exes (2013) ... (vfx/cg supervisor - uncredited)
  Two and a Half Men (TV Series) (cg supervisor - 40 episodes, 2010 - 2012) (vfx/cg supervisor - 26 episodes, 2012 - 2014)
- How to Get Rid of Alan Harper (2014) ... (vfx/cg supervisor)
- Cab Fare and a Bottle of Penicillin (2014) ... (vfx/cg supervisor)
- Nangnangnangnang (2013) ... (vfx/cg supervisor)
- Cows, Prepare to Be Tipped (2013) ... (vfx/cg supervisor)
- My Bodacious Vidalia (2013) ... (vfx/cg supervisor)
 2013 Pulling (TV Movie) (cg supervisor)
 2013 Hello Ladies (TV Series) (vfx/cg supervisor - 8 episodes)
- The Drive (2013) ... (vfx/cg supervisor)
- The Wedding (2013) ... (vfx/cg supervisor)
- Long Beach (2013) ... (vfx/cg supervisor)
- Pool Party (2013) ... (vfx/cg supervisor)
- The Dinner (2013) ... (vfx/cg supervisor)
  The Newsroom (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 9 episodes, 2013) (cg supervisor - 8 episodes, 2012)
- Election Night: Part II (2013) ... (visual effects supervisor)
- Election Night: Part I (2013) ... (visual effects supervisor)
- Red Team III (2013) ... (visual effects supervisor)
- One Step Too Many (2013) ... (visual effects supervisor)
- News Night with Will McAvoy (2013) ... (visual effects supervisor: MFX)
 2013 In Passing (Short) (visual effects supervisor)
 2013 Dear Dumb Diary (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 2013 Anger Management (TV Series) (cg supervisor - 33 episodes)
- Charlie and Kate Do It for Money (2013) ... (cg supervisor)
- Charlie and the Prison Riot (2013) ... (cg supervisor)
- Charlie Kills His Ex's Sex Life (2013) ... (cg supervisor)
- Charlie and the Hit and Run (2013) ... (cg supervisor)
- Charlie and the Virgin (2013) ... (cg supervisor)
 2013 Clear History (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 2013 The Soul Man (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 1 episode)
- Get Thee Behind Me (2013) ... (visual effects supervisor)
 2010-2013 Mike & Molly (TV Series) (vfx/cg supervisor - 70 episodes)
- Windy City (2013) ... (vfx/cg supervisor)
- School Recital (2013) ... (vfx/cg supervisor)
- Molly's Out of Town (2013) ... (vfx/cg supervisor)
- Mike Can't Read (2013) ... (vfx/cg supervisor)
- Party Planners (2013) ... (vfx/cg supervisor)
 2012-2013 2 Broke Girls (TV Series) (cg supervisor - 24 episodes)
- And the Window of Opportunity (2013) ... (cg supervisor)
- And the Tip Slip (2013) ... (cg supervisor)
- And the Extra Work (2013) ... (cg supervisor)
- And the Worst Selfie Ever (2013) ... (cg supervisor)
- And the Big Hole (2013) ... (cg supervisor)
 2012-2013 Shameless (TV Series) (cg supervisor - 24 episodes)
- Survival of the Fittest (2013) ... (cg supervisor)
- Order Room Service (2013) ... (cg supervisor)
- Civil Wrongs (2013) ... (cg supervisor)
- Frank the Plumber (2013) ... (cg supervisor)
- Where There's a Will (2013) ... (cg supervisor)
 2011-2013 Last Man Standing (TV Series) (cg supervisor - 36 episodes)
- College Girl (2013) ... (cg supervisor)
- What's in a Name? (2013) ... (cg supervisor)
- Quarterback Boyfriend (2013) ... (cg supervisor)
- Mike's Pole (2013) ... (cg supervisor)
- The Help (2013) ... (cg supervisor)
 2012-2013 Malibu Country (TV Series) (cg supervisor - 2 episodes)
- Babies Having Babies (2013) ... (cg supervisor)
- Pilot (2012) ... (cg supervisor)
 2012-2013 The Mob Doctor (TV Series) (cg supervisor - 13 episodes)
- Life and Death (2013) ... (cg supervisor)
- Resurrection (2013) ... (cg supervisor)
- Sibling Rivalry (2012) ... (cg supervisor)
- Confessions (2012) ... (cg supervisor)
- Fluid Dynamics (2012) ... (cg supervisor)
 2013 Boomerang (TV Movie) (cg supervisor)
 2012 Best Friends Forever (TV Series) (cg supervisor - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2012) ... (cg supervisor)
 2012 Are You There, Chelsea? (TV Series) (cg supervisor - 2 episodes)
- Surprise (2012) ... (cg supervisor)
- Pilot (2012) ... (cg supervisor)
 2011-2012 Prime Suspect (TV Series) (cg supervisor - 13 episodes)
- Stuck in the Middle with You (2012) ... (cg supervisor)
- Ain't No Sunshine (2012) ... (cg supervisor)
- The Great Wall of Silence (2011) ... (cg supervisor)
- A Gorgeous Mosaic (2011) ... (cg supervisor)
- Gone to Pieces (2011) ... (cg supervisor)
 2012 Bad Girls (TV Movie) (cg supervisor)
 2011 Friends with Benefits (TV Series) (cg supervisor - 13 episodes)
- The Benefit of Full Disclosure (2011) ... (cg supervisor)
- The Benefit of Friends (2011) ... (cg supervisor)
- The Benefit of Putting in the Work (2011) ... (cg supervisor)
- The Benefit of Avoiding the Mindbanger (2011) ... (cg supervisor)
- The Benefit of Being Shallow (2011) ... (cg supervisor)
 2010-2011 Men of a Certain Age (TV Series) (cg supervisor - 12 episodes)
- Hold Your Finish (2011) ... (cg supervisor)
- Whatever Gets You Through the Night (2011) ... (cg supervisor)
- Can't Let That Slide (2011) ... (cg supervisor)
- A League of Their Owen (2011) ... (cg supervisor)
- The Pickup (2011) ... (cg supervisor)
 2010-2011 Chase (TV Series) (cg supervisor - 18 episodes)
- Annie (2011) ... (cg supervisor - uncredited)
- The Man at the Altar (2011) ... (cg supervisor - uncredited)
- Roundup (2011) ... (cg supervisor - uncredited)
- Seven Years (2011) ... (cg supervisor - uncredited)
- Father Figure (2011) ... (cg supervisor - uncredited)
 2011 Friday Night Lights (TV Series) (cg supervisor - 1 episode)
- Always (2011) ... (cg supervisor)
 2011 Mr. Sunshine (TV Series) (cg supervisor - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2011) ... (cg supervisor)
 2009-2010 The Colony (TV Series) (cg supervisor - 6 episodes)
- Don't Look Back (2010) ... (cg supervisor)
- The Virus (2010) ... (cg supervisor)
- After the Fall (2010) ... (cg supervisor)
- A New Beginning (2010) ... (cg supervisor)
- Exodus (2009) ... (cg supervisor)
 2010 Miami Medical (TV Series) (cg supervisor - 13 episodes)
- Medicine Man (2010) ... (cg supervisor)
- Down to the Bone (2010) ... (cg supervisor)
- Time of Death (2010) ... (cg supervisor)
- Diver Down (2010) ... (cg supervisor)
- Like a Hurricane (2010) ... (cg supervisor)
 2009 V (TV Series) (cg supervisor - 2 episodes)
- It's Only the Beginning (2009) ... (cg supervisor - uncredited)
- Pilot (2009) ... (cg supervisor - uncredited)
 2008 Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles (TV Series) (cg supervisor - 1 episode)
- Pilot (2008) ... (cg supervisor - uncredited)
 2007 Lions for Lambs (visual effects: previz - uncredited)
 2006-2007 CSI: Miami (TV Series) (visual effects - 3 episodes)
- Burned (2007) ... (visual effects)
- Triple Threat (2007) ... (visual effects)
- High Octane (2006) ... (visual effects)
 2007 The Sopranos (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 1 episode)
- Stage 5 (2007) ... (visual effects supervisor - uncredited)
 2006-2007 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (TV Series) (visual effects - 3 episodes)
- Big Shots (2007) ... (visual effects - uncredited)
- Monster in the Box (2007) ... (visual effects - uncredited)
- Toe Tags (2006) ... (visual effects - uncredited)
 2007 Decoding the Past: Earth's Black Hole (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 2007 Pathfinder (visual effects)
 2007 Company Man (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 2006 3 lbs. (TV Series) (visual effects - 3 episodes)
- Bad Boys (2006) ... (visual effects)
- Heart Stopping (2006) ... (visual effects)
- Unaired Pilot ... (visual effects)
 2006 Eureka (TV Series) (CG supervisor - 2 episodes)
- Dr. Nobel (2006) ... (CG supervisor - uncredited)
- Pilot (2006) ... (CG supervisor - uncredited)
 2005-2006 Battlestar Galactica (TV Series) (CG supervisor - 15 episodes)
- Lay Down Your Burdens: Part 2 (2006) ... (CG supervisor - uncredited)
- Lay Down Your Burdens: Part 1 (2006) ... (CG supervisor - uncredited)
- The Captain's Hand (2006) ... (CG supervisor - uncredited)
- Sacrifice (2006) ... (CG supervisor - uncredited)
- Epiphanies (2006) ... (CG supervisor - uncredited)
 2006 Beyond (TV Movie) (visual effects - 2006)
 2005 E-Ring (TV Series) (visual effects - 1 episode)
- Snatch and Grab (2005) ... (visual effects: previz)
 2005 Threshold (TV Series) (visual effects - 3 episodes)
- Blood of the Children (2005) ... (visual effects - pilot episode)
- Trees Made of Glass: Part 2 (2005) ... (visual effects - pilot episode)
- Trees Made of Glass: Part 1 (2005) ... (visual effects - pilot episode)
 2005 Serenity (lead visual effects artist) / (sequence supervisor: Zoic Studios)
 2004 Category 6: Day of Destruction (TV Movie) (3D animator - as Chris Q. Zapara)
  Star Trek: Enterprise (TV Series) (visual effects - 21 episodes, 2001 - 2004) (CG supervisor - 3 episodes, 2003 - 2004) (lead CGI animator - 1 episode, 2004) (digital artist - 1 episode, 2001)
- Storm Front: Part 2 (2004) ... (visual effects)
- Storm Front: Part 1 (2004) ... (visual effects)
- Countdown (2004) ... (lead CGI animator) / (visual effects)
- (2004) ... (CG supervisor) / (visual effects)
- Damage (2004) ... (visual effects)
 2004 Hellboy (visual effects artist)
 2004 The Passion of the Christ (digital artist - uncredited)
 2003 Dracula II: Ascension (Video) (visual effects)
 2003 Buffy the Vampire Slayer (TV Series) (lead cgi artist - 1 episode)
- Chosen (2003) ... (lead cgi artist - uncredited)
 2003 A Painted House (TV Movie) (visual effects - uncredited)
 2003 Children of Dune (TV Mini-Series) (lead cg animator - 3 episodes)
- Episode #1.3 (2003) ... (lead cg animator)
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... (lead cg animator)
- Episode #1.1 (2003) ... (lead cg animator)
 2001-2002 24 (TV Series) (visual effects supervisor - 5 episodes)
- 8:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. (2002) ... (visual effects supervisor)
- 5:00 a.m.-6:00 a.m. (2001) ... (visual effects supervisor)
- 4:00 a.m.-5:00 a.m. (2001) ... (visual effects supervisor)
- 3:00 a.m.-4:00 a.m. (2001) ... (visual effects supervisor)
- 1:00 a.m.-2:00 a.m. (2001) ... (visual effects supervisor)
 2002 Hart's War (digital artist)
 2002 Rose Red (TV Mini-Series) (digital artist)
 2001 Mimic 2 (Video) (digital artist)
 2001 Scary Movie 2 (digital artist - uncredited)
 2001 Star Trek: Voyager (TV Series) (visual effects - 7 episodes)
- Endgame (2001) ... (visual effects)
- Homestead (2001) ... (visual effects)
- Friendship One (2001) ... (visual effects)
- Q2 (2001) ... (visual effects)
- Workforce: Part 2 (2001) ... (visual effects)
 2001 The Flamingo Rising (TV Movie) (visual effects artist)
 2000 Dune (TV Mini-Series) (CG artist: Area 51)
 1999-2000 Roughnecks: The Starship Troopers Chronicles (TV Series) (CGI director - 2 episodes)
- The Court-Martial of Lt. Razak (Clip Show #4) (2000) ... (CGI director)
- Stranded (1999) ... (CGI director)
 1999 Crusade (TV Series) (digital artist)
 1998 Martian Law (TV Movie) (visual effects supervisor)
 1998 Single Action (digital artist)
 1998 Rusty: A Dog's Tale (visual effects supervisor)
 1998 Voltron: The Third Dimension (TV Series) (digital artist)
 1998 Casper Meets Wendy (Video) (digital artist)
 1997 Turbo: A Power Rangers Movie (digital artist)
 1987 Unsolved Mysteries (TV Series) (digital artist - uncredited)
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